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cbs news. >> see you back here at 6:00. >> and remember the latest news and weather always on cbs.com. >> quijano: the sprint to the fi reaching out to african- am >> why wouldn't they vote for me. >> quijano: while clinton invites the press on to her new plane. >> i'm so happy to have all of bu with me. i have been just waiting for this moment. >> quijano: also tonight hermine ruins labor day weekend for millions. >> no ocean for us. >> quijano: a young boy's murder may be solved, but why t d it take 27 years. and going up, life without limits. >> what does it feel like when you got to the top? >> it felt really cool. just like i was flying or something. this is the cbs evening news with scott pelley.
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>> quijano: good evening, scott is off tonight, i'm elaine quijano. this is our western edition. a race that began more than a year ago has just 64 days left, with a new urgency this labor day weekend. democrat hillary clinton got help on the campaign trail from her husband, the former president. also a vice president, her running mate and a former opponent. republican donald trump was joined by mike pence. both parties, ohio was the focus. the trump and clinton planes were even spotted on the tarmac in cleveland at the same time. major garrett begins our coverage. >> reporter: donald trump and running mate mike pence greeted large, enthusiastic crowds amid food huts at the canfield fair in the typically democratic stronghold of youngstown, ohio. the throng circled trump and pence and shouted their labor day approval for a gop ticket that aims to cut deeply into blue collar northeastern ohio. >> we're going to bring jobs back to ohio.
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>> reporter: the four days ago drew vice president joe biden an comparatively smaller crowds, trump met with reporters for the first time in months on his private jet and summed up his labor day pitch. >> we're bringing back jobs. jobs is the whole thing. it's going to be so vital to this country to bring back our jobs. our jobs have been taken like grant took richmond. >> reporter: with that civil war wference trump also addressed how to win african-american and hispanic votes with a thinly tfined civil rights agenda. >> the democrats haven't done et. the level poverty is 40%, the youth can't get job, 58% unemployed, i'm going to fix it, why wouldn't they vote for me. the democrats get their votes every four years and then wave i'e bye. rm going to fix it. n reporter: trump also implied fallary clinton is weak for failing to meet as trump did with recent flood victims in etton rouge or mexican president enrique nieto.
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>> she didn't have the energy to go to louisiana. o d she didn't have the energy to go to mexico. she should have gone to mexico. and she should have gone to louisiana. >> reporter: trump was also asked if he would participate in all three presidential debates. >> as of this moment, yeah. i look forward to the debates. i think it's an important element of what we're doing. >> reporter: after leaving these owirgrounds trump told us the edze of the crowd and its enthusiasm convinced him he can wen ohio. and we did meet former democrats who now happily call themselves t ump supporters. but elaine, here the climb is still very steep. president obama carried this county twice with more than 62% of the votes. >> quijano: major garrett, major, thank you. >> hillary clinton spent much of august raising money out of public view. n day she was back on the campaign trail. here's nancy cordes. >> reporter: clinton kicked off labor day with a new ride and some new travel mates. her campaign press corps which
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its been flying separately until now with little access to the candidate. rtd forth between the two. >> no, i don't, nancy, look, everything i did at the state statrtment i did in furtherance rt america's interest and our security. the state department has said there is absolutely no evidence ny any kind of external and i know that to be the fact. and i know that the people who worked with me were devoted as well to pursuing the foreign policy that the obama administration set forth. >> he managed to turn his trip to mexico into an embarrassing international incident.
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>> reporter: high profile supporters went after trump in other battleground states. vice president biden in pennsylvania. um he really does believe that workers make too much. >> reporter: clinton's running mate compared trump to nixon. >> even richard nixon produced his tax returns. am reporter: the trump campaign likened clinton to nixon over vee weekend after fbi documents revealed that her computer specialist deleted an email archive three weeks after news of her server broke last march. clinton was peppered with questions about that on her campaign plane. >> mrs. clinton, do you feel dat you contributed to the perception that there were these blurred lines between the state >> reporter: clinton goes into the fall with an advantage in bsst battleground states. the latest cbs news battleground naacker has her up four in north carolina and up eight in pennsylvania. nancy cordes, cbs news, cleveland. gh quijano: tonight hermine is still causing trouble after ruining a lot of labor day
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plans. they're still cleaning debris along the florida panhandle. thousands are still in the dark. at least three people were killed in the south. the northeast was spared the high winds as the storm headed out to sea. but hermine is still sending d.rge waves crashing in new england. here's demarco morgan. >> reporter: as hermine turned up the northeast, she put a fizzle on the unofficial last day of summer. thrashing waves and dangerous top currents kept most beach- goers from new jersey to cape ind out of the water. geraldine dry spent the weekend at coney island. >> no ocean for us. you step on to the water but the lifeguards were looking at us so we had to run off. >> reporter: hermine kicked off with a punch, a cat one hurricane that came shore early friday morning in florida with 80 mile per hour winds and dumped up to 18 inches of rain. it quickly lost steam as it veered through the carolinas. still, tropical storm warnings were issued for shoretowns up
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the east coast. overnight, rough waters brought to this royal caribbean cruiseship headed from new jersey to bermuda. passenger derek peterman. >> when you see the crew on a cruise ship starting to get rezzy and sick you know it has gotten pretty bad. >> reporter: the owner of the rachcomber restaurant in wellfleet, massachusetts, is relieved to be spared by the brunt of the storm. any concern when it was moving frup florida. >> pretty much from the beginning they thought it would stay east of us, which was fine with me. >> reporter: this slow-moving system is packing 60 mile per hour winds off the coast of new england. and could make landfall by wednesday. elaine, it's expected to head back out to sea later this week. >> quijano: demarco morgan, demarco, thank you. >> a new hurricane formed today in the pacific. newton is about 200 miles southeast of cabo san lucas, tracking toward the baja peninsula. remnants could hit arizona by wednesday. bu today president obama flew to
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gos after a turbulent few days at the g-20 summit in china. the president had hoped to yrrike a deal with russia to stop the fighting in syria but that did not happen. margaret brennan is traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama left his 90 minute meeting with vladimir putin empty-handed. >> we haven't yet closed the acps in a way where we think it would actually work. mi reporter: putin pulled back at the last minute from a ceasefire deal in syria. arning down the u.s. offer to coordinate air strikes against isis and al-qaeda-linked terrorists. but mr. obama would even consider making such an r traordinary proposal shows how powerful vladimir putin has become. >> good evening, everybody. >> reporter: on the eve of what would have been another tense meeting with philippine president rodrigo duterte, the white house called it off after the leader publicly insulted president obama. k then speak speaking in sigolog he said he called the t s. president a son of a bitch
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if questioned about the extra judicial killing of more than 2,000 suspected drug runners since july. the president said he was aware of the insult. >> i have seen some of those clorful statements in the past. and so clearly he's a colorful guy. us reporter: elaine, the white soue says that president obama will instead meet with south korea's leader to discuss north korea's latest ballistic missile jast. >> quijano: margaret brennan, margaret, thank you. mr. obama's trip to laos is the first by a sitting u.s. trip. laos paid a terrible price erring the vietnam war as american bombs rained down in a secret campaign. as adrianna diaz learned the r:unds are still fresh. >> reporter: try telling brong yang the war ended 43 years ago. in july, the eight year old picked up what he thought was a ball. instead, it exploded.
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>> these bombs are just waiting out there on the land to be rund by some child. >> reporter: channapha heamvongsa has made it her life's mission to get rid of the millions of unexploded bombs aill littering laos. >> this is a volatile problem. if we could get them out of the ground there wouldn't be death ppd injury in the future. >> reporter: during the vietnam war the u.s. dropped 270 million bombs on neighboring laos in part to cut off north vietnamese supply routes. craters from the blasts still omar the landscape. heos is the most heavily bombed country in the world per capita. on average, bombs were dropped here every eight minutes for nine years. chamvongsa has lobbied the u.s. llngress and raised millions to clear the land. one acre can take more than two months to clear. >> it took seconds for the bombs
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to drop but yet it's going to take at least a lifetime or two to clear it. >> reporter: in the chaos after the war, chamvongsa and her family fled to the u.s. when she was six. but when she learned about the legacy of the u.s. bombing campaign, she knew she had to return. >> i would hope that, you know, little children would be able to walk to school without having to fear that they might not return at the end of the day. >> reporter: a bomb killed voici fandon's grandson in 2008. >> there was so much blood, she told us, she was just five years old. the family is now afraid to work their land. >> there's so much work to be done. we're going to be able to finish this job if people continue to be committed so that children like brong yang can play outside without consequences. adrianna diaz, cbs news, laos.
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>> quijano: american shoppers are enjoying what could be the longest streak of falling food prices in a half century. tat is good if you have a family to feed. not so good for farmers. here's manuel bojorquez. >> reporter: heather buen says putting food on the table has gotten easier. >> definitely less painful to go to the store. >> reporter: the texas mom tracks what she spends each week ead says savings on staples like wead and eggs add up. >> i would say i can save anywhere in about $25 to $50, sometimes on my grocery bill in compare son to last year. >> reporter: the average price of a dozen eggs has dropped from $2.57 a year ago to $1.54, down nearly 40%. a gallon of milk is about 40 cents cheaper. a pound of ground beef, down about 50 cents. d e reason? the nation's food supplies have maen steadily growing while demand has declined in major overseas markets like china where a strong dollar has made american goods more expensive.
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>> it's good for u.s. consumers ndke buen but not food producers like pete bonds of texas who owns one of the nation's largest cattle operations. >> 18 months ago these cows were worth $3,000, and probably worth u1,500 now. >> that loss in value for you means? on several million dollars. >> reporter: several million dollars. is uh-huh. >> reporter: he says it is a price drop smaller ranchers may not survive. the government has already tried to boost the dairy industry by buying 20 million dollars worth of cheese that will now be distributed to food banks. whether that is enough depends on how long prices remain lower in the grocery aisle. michael buyers is c.e.o. of fiesta mart. >> i think that's anybody's guess right now. ouat we're hearing, it could go on through the end of the year an possibly into the first part of next year. >> reporter: but not everything is cheaper. elaine, the price of some fruits and vegetables has actually increased due in part to a draught in california. >> quijano: manuel bojorquez, manuel, thank you.
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>> reporter: last week 53 year old daniel heinrich told the fbi where wetterling's remains were located as part of an ongoing plea agreement. david unse is a reporter with st. cloud times. >> i think they were waiting metil they had definitive proof, eemes have come and gone in between the time of the chduction and where we are today such that there were other people who looked like they were ewod suspects. >> reporter: court documents show authorities interviewed heinrich at least three times beginning just months after the abduction. thre marks from his car were also consistent with those at the crime scene. he was never charged. >> reporter: i have always believed that they have been associated. >> jared scheirl was kidnapped and sexually assaulted nine months before jacob disappeared. authorities found dna on the sweatshirt scheirl wore that day. investigators then searched heinrich's home and discovered child pornography. >> they said the good news is we have your guy. the bad news is, statute of limitations exist in your case and we cannot prosecute him. y reporter: jared scheirl's
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nttack was proceeded by eight incidents there in 1986 and 1988. one of those sick times was troy cole. >> i got a statement to the city police the night it happened and i never heard anything back from erybody. there is only one unanswered t thtion now that i want to know, is why didn't they do teything about it. >> reporter: this is the spot s cob was abducted from nearly three decades ago. it's just blocked from his family's home. trd many here say that they will never get over this tragedy, elaine. hee wetterlings did release a statement earlier today saying t bu they have received an outpouring of support but they are still deeply grieving. >> quijano: heartbreaking story, jamie yuccas, thank you. >> next, another star athlete has joined colin kaepernick's anthem protest. k's anthem protest.
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but what he does have is fierce determination. >> what does it feel like when you got to the top. >> it felt really cool. like i was flying or something. o> his chance to fly was made possible by eric gray who founded catalyst sports which teaches climbing to people with all kinds of disabilities. >> it just brings me joy to see that, you know, to see people push themselves and just go as thr as they can. >> reporter: the ropes keep them from falling but the upward arogress is all their own. >> what is the hardest part of this, john? >> remembering to breathe. >> remembering to breathe. >> dr. jonathan lessin has had parkinson's for 13 years. >> yes, get it. upce. left foot up. >> reporter: climbing, he says, is the perfect therapy. >> it's like you walk in and you feel stiff and you feel like you u n't walk. and you climb and you are making big movements, stretching your muscles.
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and you feel like you can run out of here. bi reporter: gray who lost an eye to cancer calls climbing an equalizer. >> you see a lot of people come in a wheelchair and all of a sudden they leave the wheelchair behind, you can't tell whether they have a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy or spina ifida it just looks like asmeone's climbing. >> reporter: just ask channelle houson whose spine was broken in a car accident. >> when you first started, what did you think? >> i didn't think that i would at to the top, that's for sure. >> reporter: and how far did you get. >> i made it to the top. it was a big challenge and i did. so i'm proud of myself. with no legs. >> reporter: no legs, but here all you really kneeled is heart. chip reid, cbs news, alexandria, virginia. >> pure fortitude. that's the cbs evening news for this labor day. i'm elaine quijano. scott will be back tomorrow. good night.
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captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. a 49er seen on camera covered in blood after allegedly beating up a father and son. now new details on the night of partying that ended with his arrest. >> dealing with a fallout from a player's bad behavior. and now we are getting a look at the moments before bruce miller was arrested for assault. live in fisherman's warf with details about miller's wild knife. >> veronica, bruce miller's night ended up here at the marriott. he tried to get into a room that wasn't his and that's when police say he allegedly attacked a 70-year-old man who was
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staying inside the room that he sum bled across to the travel lodge after that. it is all caught on surveillance video. >> reporter: this is how bruce miller's night started. showing him calm and collected at a san francisco bar. and this is how it ended up, bloody and throwing up. the hotel clerk called 911. >> reporter: what did you tell them. >> i just told them there is a guy outside in the property. he is throwing up. less bleeding. i think he -- he is bleeding. i think he needs medical help. >> reporter: he tried to get into the room at the marriott. he allegedly charged a guest and punched his father. police looked for miller who to

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